Surrey Churches Index

A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

St. Mary, Buckland

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There are just over 400 names from Buckland in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. The burials date from the 18th century to the 1940s and include a handful of war graves. The majority of the inscriptions come from Alfred Bax's survey of Buckland churchyard taken in September 1890.
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Parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Buckland St Mary were merged into the new ecclesiastical parishesan ecclesiastical parish is an administrative area within the Church of England or Roman Catholic church. It is distinct from the civil parish, a local government unit in England of Sidlow Bridge Emmanual in 1862.

St Mary's is now part of the United Beneficean united benefice is a union of two or more Church of England parishes which remain distinct legal entities but share an Incumbant of Betchworth and Buckland

West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Buckland St Mary from 1560 to 1867.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Buckland St Mary from 1838 to 1840.

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The church is in the Church of England Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office for churches and parishes in the modern administrative county of Surrey, and those London Boroughs that were in Surrey until 1965, is the Surrey History Centre.

This is where you should find any surviving parish registers,

Buckland is a (civil) parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas

[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government]
in the Mole Valley district of Surrey

Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.

The Mole Valley Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in the Mole Valley DistrictA district council is a second tier local authority that provides services such as planning and building control, waste collection, environmental health and housing. Surrey County Council is a first tier local authority. Civil parish councils are the bottom tier of local government in England. If we have missed any or you are looking for a church or graveyard that might no longer exist do please let us know using the "contact us" link at the bottom of this page

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